Des Moines, IA Transportation

Des Moines transportation information

StatisticDes MoinesIowaNational
Total airports (within 30 miles of city center)1 (1)6354
Total Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0 (1)8711
Average one way commute (mins)202026
Workers who carpool12.5%11.7%12.7%
Workers taking public transportation2.5%0.4%1.8%
Workers who walk to work2.9%5.0%3.3%
Working from home2.3%3.1%3.0%
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There are a total of 1 airports within 30 miles of Des Moines and a total of 1 Amtrak train stations within 30 miles of the city center.

The average travel time to work in Des Moines is equal to the Iowa average and 23.1% less than the National average. The number of people who take public transportation in Des Moines is 501.1% greater than the Iowa average and 35.4% greater than the National average. The number of people who carpool to work in Des Moines is 6.7% greater than the Iowa average and 1.5% less than the National average. The number of people who work from home in Des Moines is 25.1% less than the Iowa average and 21.7% less than the National average.

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Data displayed in the above graphs is based on 2000 census data.

Airports within 30 miles of Des Moines, Iowa

Airport NameAirport AddressDistance (miles)City/State
Des Moines International Airport5800 Fleur Dr 4.4Des Moines, IA

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Neighborhoods in & around Des Moines, IA

New Vision, Des Moines0.7King-Irving Park, Des Moines1.4
East Village, Des Moines0.8Woodland Heights, Des Moines1.5
Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines0.9Carpenter, Des Moines1.5
Capitol View South, Des Moines1Capitol East, Des Moines1.6
Capitol Park, Des Moines1Chautauqua Park, Des Moines1.7
Sherman Hill, Des Moines1.1Mondamin Presidentia, Des Moines1.7
River Bend, Des Moines1.2Martin Luther King Jr Park, Des Moines1.7
McKinley School, Des Moines1.4Kirkwood Glen, Des Moines1.8
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